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The treatment of GST on property sales can involve complexities that include the margin scheme and GST free provisions. Disputes can arise in the event of underpaid GST, including who is liable, after the transaction has undergone a closer look from the ATO. This session looks at

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About the Webinar

The treatment of GST on property sales can involve complexities that include the margin scheme and GST free provisions. Disputes can arise in the event of underpaid GST, including who is liable, after the transaction has undergone a closer look from the ATO. This session looks at the contract clauses that affect GST to assist in ensuring the transacting parties are fully informed of and protected from the potential GST outcomes, including:

  • GST treatment of property transactions and key contractual risks
  • Elements of an effective GST clause in a property contract
  • Specialist GST clauses: supply of farmland
  • Obtaining certainty: ATO guidance and private ruling requests
  • Case studies

Presented By

John Russell
Special Counsel, MinterEllison Melbourne, Vic

John has extensive experience advising both private and government clients on the GST implications arising across a vast array of property transactions and structures. In particular, John has assisted government clients in long running disputes with the ATO in respect of the application of the margin scheme to their sales, as well as advising private developers on large scale developments. More recently, he’s assisted clients in preparing for, and the implementation of, the new GST withholding regime.

More broadly, John has experience in the retail, resources, education and cross-border sectors, and has helped clients to navigate through complex ATO reviews and disputes. He has a good working relationship with the ATO which has been developed over a number of years and clients value his clear, commercial advice.

John was admitted as an Australian Legal Practitioner in February 2018 and holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees.

Who Should Attend?

This webinar is suitable for accountants and lawyers advising on GST and property law – Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

CPD Information

Accountants can claim up to 1 CPD/Training hour. Lawyers can claim up to 1 CPD unit/point – substantive law. This webinar has been designed to run for 1 hour, however, webinar lengths can vary depending on the level of questions and discussion.

WA lawyers – Please note that TEN is unable to verify your completion of recorded webinars to the Legal Practice Board of WA. TEN is an accredited provider.

Enquiries/Assistance

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: [email protected]

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